Most of the time the contestants are people that know nothing about fashion and haven't gone shopping since 1997, but every so often there is a "fashion savvy" contestant who thinks that all of their clothes are fabulous when they, in fact, look like a streetwalker/bag lady/15 year old.
A few months ago there was the best. makeover. ever. This girl is a flight attendant and honestly thought that her look was great. (If great means scary Barbie/Playmate/I-did-my-makeup-in-a-dark-cave girl)
The What Not to Wear staff worked their magic and were able to transform the overdone flight attendant to this:
Lovely, right? Unfortunately girlfriend did not like her new look and missed the days of tarantula eyelashes and frosted eyeshadow.